Daily Archives: June 21, 2011

Merkley Urges FDA: Shut Door on ‘Tobacco Candy’

WASHINGTON — A group of senators, led by Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Sherrod Brown of Ohio, called on the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products on Monday to reverse a recent decision that could potentially open the door to the possible sale of tobacco candy – addictive and dangerous dissolvable tobacco products.

U.S. to unveil graphic tobacco warning labels

Health officials on Tuesday will unveil nine graphic warning labels showing harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages and in advertisements starting in October 2012.

FDA to issue new graphic cigarette warning labels

RICHMOND, Va.—Coming to a store near you: nine more reasons not to smoke.

Tobacco shops say new taxes kill their business

SAGINAW TWP. — As Michigan smokers look for alternatives to high cigarette prices, shops cashing in on the roll-your-own-cigarettetobacco shop trend face new headwinds from the state.